Wednesday, April 28, 2010


My top ten albums of the aughts (2000-2009). Devoid of reasons or explanations.

1. Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea, PJ Harvey (2000).
2. Kala, M.I.A. (2007).
3. Illinois, Sufjan Stevens (2005).
4. Fox Confessor Brings the Flood, Neko Case (2006).
5. Elephant, The White Stripes (2003).
6. Kid A, Radiohead (2000).
7. Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down, R.L. Burnside (2000).
8. The College Dropout, Kanye West (2004).
9. Is This It?, The Strokes (2001).
10. Neon Bible, Arcade Fire (2007).

Honorable Mentions:

11. The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem (2000).
12. Stankonia, Outkast (2000)/Tanto Tempo, Bebel Gilberto (2000).
13. Don't Give Up On Me, Solomon Burke, (2002).
14. Mama's Gun, Erykah Badu (2000)/Modern Times, Bob Dylan (2006).
15. American Idiot, Green Day (2004).

...And those are officially all of the aught albums I own.


Jessica said...

Although, come to think, 'Tanto Tempo' by Bebel Gilberto was released in 2000, and should place above 'Stankonia' in honorable mentions if included.

Jessica said...

Oh American Idiot, how I love you. Is this it?, too.

Kala - really? I'm surprised.
- Jessica